What is the Federal Minimum Wage and the Minimum Wages in all 50 States, DC and Territories? | 2018

A state-by-state look at the current status of state minimum wage rates.

Why Don’t Employees Use All of Their Paid Vacation Days? | 2018

32 percent of U.S. workers say they are reluctant to use all of their paid vacation days, claiming they are pressured not to take time off.

What are the 20 Fastest Growing U.S. Occupations in Size and Pay Between Now and 2026?

Career information on duties, education and training, pay, and outlook for hundreds of occupations.

Checklist: Items to Keep (and NOT Keep) in Employee Files

It is important–and sometimes, required by law–to set up and manage personnel and employee files. Here is a helpful checklist of what to include.

SmallBusiness.com’s Guide to Creating an Employee Manual

As your company grows, it becomes increasingly important to have an employee manual.

How to Determine if a Potential Employee Has Entrepreneurial DNA

Hiring an entrepreneurial employee is one of the best things you can do for your bottom line.

A Dozen Benefits Employees Value Most

Nearly one-third of an employee’s compensation can be in the form of benefits. Here are some they value most.

75 Classic (and Somewhat Boring) Interview Questions for Job Candidates

The tried and true types of interview questions for job candidates.

35 Questions That Encourage Small Business Job Candidates to Talk About Themselves

Here are questions that will get small business job candidates to talk about themselves.

15 Job Candidate Questions Related to Salary and Career Development

Some questions need to address the issue that is often uncomfortable for both employer and job candidate to discuss: money.

Survey: Harassment Prevention Training Needed in Small Businesses | 2018

In addition to the victimization of the employee, harrassment cases can destroy a small business.

20 Questions for Job Candidates in a Behavioral Interview

Past behavior in a specific situation is a better predictor of future behavior than questions about a hypothetical future situation.

25 Brainteaser and Oddball Interview Questions for Job Candidates

Brainteaser and oddball interview questions can sometime reveal the creative or critical-thinking skills of the job candidate.

What is a ‘Nonemployer Business’? | 2018

The U.S. Code of federal statutes contains the term “small business” 1,034 times. Terms like microbusiness or biz are mentioned nowhere in the code.

Hiring Your First Employee? Here is an 8-Step Checklist of Things to Do

Help for starting the hiring process and to ensure you are compliant with key federal and state regulations.